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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] New naming convention for the libraries in 1.40.0 release
From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-12-10 13:46:46

On Thursday 10 December 2009 21:02:00 mike alexeev wrote:

> Hi All,
> >From the Bosst relase notes for 1.40.0:
> Build System
> The default naming of libraries in Unix-like environment now matches system conventions, and does not include various decorations.
> The problem I am facing is that FindBoost.cmake (from the latest CMAKE release 2.8) still adds '-mt' suffix
> to the pattern to search for Boost libraries and fails to find 1.40.0 libraries in certain cases.
> My question is there a way to force Boost.Build to generate libraries with the old naming convention
> or is there any other way to get around the problem (until FindBosst.cmake will catch up).

The output of 'bjam --help' should mention the --layout option. In particular --layout=versioned
will use the names that were default in 1.39.


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